Who is Brian Boyd?
Brian Boyd has been named as the suspect who was reportedly arrested in connection with the hit-and-run crash that killed ‘Gone Girl’ and ‘Cocktail’ actress Lisa Banes in Manhattan, news outlets revealed on August 5.
The famous actor died on June 14 after battling a traumatic brain injury. She lived in Los Angeles before her death and had been in New York in June visiting friends, who had been with her minutes before the crash.
The New York City Police Department charged 26-year-old Brian Boyd with “failing to yield to a pedestrian and leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death” https://t.co/uzNT71aOam
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) August 6, 2021
Brian is an Upper West Sider who lives on the same corner as the deadly June 4 collision
How old is Brian Boyd?
Brian Boyd is 26 years old as of the year 2021.
Brian Boyd NYC
Two months after a scooter driver hit and killed Lisa Banes, Brian Boyd, a New York resident, was arrested on Thursday in connection with the fatal car crash. He was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and failure to yield to a pedestrian, the police said.
He was believed to have driven a scooter through a red light near the intersection of Amsterdam Avenue and West 64th Street on the Upper West Side of Manhattan on June 4, striking Ms. Banes as she crossed the street.
Ms. Banes died 10 days later from head injuries she sustained in the crash.
Brian Boyd Lisa Banes
According to the New York Post, Boyd was charged with fleeing the scene of a fatal collision and failing to yield to a pedestrian at a crosswalk, New York City police said in a news release.
According to the sources, Boyd was apprehended by patrol officers who recognized him from a wanted poster.
Police said he has a house listen on Amsterdam Avenue, the same area where Banes died. There were few facts released about the arrest right away. Boyd did not have a counsel who could comment on his behalf.
People took to Twitter to share messages condemning Boyd.
“Good Where’s the photo or information on #BrianBoyd ?” said one.
Brian Boyd Arrested
As of the reports, Lisa Banes was killed after a hit-and-run incident involving an e-scooter, on the way to visit the Julliard School, her alma mater, according to manager David William.
On June 4, Banes was on her way to meet her wife Kathryn Kranhold there for a dinner party.
At the intersection of West 64th and Amsterdam Avenue, she was hit by struck by a scooter. Banes was taken to the Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital, where she suffered a traumatic brain injury.
If anyone has any information about the scooter driver, we ask them to please call the police.”
Brian Boyd Lawyer/Attorney
It was unclear on Friday whether Mr. Boyd had retained a lawyer, and family members for Mr. Boyd could not immediately be reached. It did not appear that he had been previously arrested in NYC.
Banes is well known for playing Marybeth Elliott in 2014’s ‘Gone Girl’ and Tom Cruise’s love interest in the 1988 film ‘Cocktail’. She also appeared in a large number of TV shows like ‘Star Trek’, ‘Royal Pains’, ‘NCIS’ and more.
She played Cinderella’s mother Lady Tremaine in ABC’s fairytale fantasy series ‘Once Upon a Time.
She had also made several appearances on Broadway.